ANDHRA PRADESH

SC welfare: Usha Mehra interacts with officials

HYDERABAD: Justice Usha Mehra, Chairperson, National Commission to examine the sub-categorisation of Scheduled Castes, who arrived here on Monday, sought details of the welfare schemes being implemented for weaker sections by several corporations.

She met the Managing Directors of the AP State Financial Corporation, AP Scheduled Castes Cooperative Finance Corporation, State Bank of Hyderabad, Andhra Bank and the convener of the State-level Bankers’ Committee during a meeting convened at Lakeview Guesthouse.

During the meeting with the Vice-Chancellors and Registrars of 22 universities in the State, Justice Mehra was briefed on the admission of students and composition of employees on the basis of SC sub-castes. Officials in the Commissionerate of Social Welfare coordinated with her in securing data pertaining to benefits accrued to SC employees during the last five to six years. On Tuesday, she will meet the Collectors of Telangana, Coastal Andhra and Rayalaseema districts.

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